Major League Baseball players will not take another pay cut and have “resoundingly rejected” the league’s plan to begin the season, according to a statement Thursday from union executive director Tony Clark.
The statement came after a two-hour conference call of the association’s executive board and several other Major League Baseball Players Association player leaders and one day after the league rejected a proposal from the players to play 114 games with full prorated salaries.
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The league wants a drastically reduced schedule in order for owners to be able to pay players on a per-game basis.
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